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Mentoring

Youth Horizons / Mentoring (Page 9)

[caption id="attachment_3280" align="alignleft" width="192"] Rick and Malick[/caption]   Rick and Malick were matched 9/26/14. Malick is 13 years old. Rick attends First Mennonite Brethren Church.     [caption id="attachment_3281" align="alignright" width="192"] Sara and Jocelyn[/caption] Sara Merill and Jocelyn were matched 9/9/14. Jocelyn is 5 years old. Sara attends River Community Church....

[caption id="attachment_3222" align="alignleft" width="243"] Rodney and Family[/caption] “Children in father-absent homes are almost four times more likely to be poor. In 2011, 12 percent of children in married-couple families were living in poverty, compared to 44 percent of children in mother-only families.” “Children of single-parent homes are more than twice as likely to commit suicide.” “71% of high...

Our last video introduced you to the Coaches Challenge. Make sure you watch it to get all the info. Have you joined a team? Still need to? GO do it as soon as possible. Now, let's talk strategy. You've been challenged to ask five people you know to consider being a mentor. Here's a tool to help you do...

Kinloch Price Boys Ranch residents and staff went to Chicago for a week long mission and service trip in June. Emma Wingert, sophomore at John Brown University, worked as an intern with the mentoring team over the summer. She was an asset in being able to reach out to the girls on the waiting list. The garden...

The Youth Horizons Mentoring team has been holding monthly game and movie nights since the beginning of the year. The fun evenings have provided an opportunity for matches to connect, potential mentors to get involved with the program, and kids on the Waiting List to spend time with caring adults. Christian is a 10-year-old boy on...

More than 150 goals were set and accomplished this spring by children in the mentoring program. The Mentoring Awards Banquet was held June 5 at Countryside Christian Church. Mentors worked with their protégés to set academic, life skills, and spiritual or service goals. The party was made possible by the generous support of Richard and...

Just make sure to use spellcheck. That’s mentor Patty Gnefkow’s advice for her protégé Rachel Perkins as she prepares to apply for jobs and enter into the post-high school world. Patty and Rachel have been matched for five years. They first started meeting when Rachel was 13. “We have a mutual and genuine friendship,” says Patty. “I think of...